UMK declares force majeure amid heavy rains, logistics disruptions [UPDATED]

South African manganese miner UMK has declared force majeure on some shipments after heavy rain caused similar declarations by logistics suppliers, the company confirmed on Monday February 1.

South African state transport provider Transnet declared force majeure on Friday, Fastmarkets understands. “Please note that in response to force majeure notices received from key logistics suppliers, caused by ongoing heavy rains, UMK has issued force majeure notices for affected shipments,” a...


Janie Davies

February 01, 2021

15:51 GMT